Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions - Eleventh Session

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, 15 December 2017 - 6:00pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

The Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions will meet at UNESCO HQ from 12 to 15 December 2017 in Room II.

The Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions will meet at UNESCO HQ from 12 to 15 December 2017 in Room II.

During its 11th session, the Committee will establish its work plan for 2018-2019, including activities to implement the operational guidelines on the diversity of cultural expressions in the digital age; discuss the future revision of the Framework for periodic Reporting; approve funding for new projects presented to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). Based on the results of the second external evaluation of the Fund, the Committee will adopt recommendations for its future management.
During the Committee, two major side events opened to the public are organized:
- on 12th December, from 3 to 5 PM, with key development agencies and banks representatives, “Cultural and Creative Industries: A New Agenda for the Development Community?”
- on 14th December, from 3 to 6 PM, launch of the UNESCO 2018 Global Report “Re-Shaping Cultural Policies”, with contributing authors, and debate on “Towards Support Policies for Independent Cinema?” with key film directors and producers.
The Global Report launch ceremony will be opened by Audrey Azoulay, Director General of UNESCO, and Karin Strandås, Secretary of State to the Minister for Culture and Democracy of Sweden.
To attend the Committee, please register here: http://www.unesco.org/culture/aic/convention-2005/#top